Mario Andretti Rank
About Mario Andretti
Mario Gabriele Andretti is a retired American motorsport superstar. His career was one of the best for a racing driver in America’s history. As of 2020, he was the only racer to be named best United States driver in three decades – 1984, 1978, and 1967.
At age five, along with his twin brother Aldo, they often raced their hand-made wooden cars on the streets of their neighborhood. Later, a garage company hired them to park vehicles.
Andretti was thirteen years old when he had his debut racing experience in the Formula Junior League, Italy.
Career Highlights & Records
He won four IndyCar championships, the IROC VI competition, and the Formula One World Championship in 1978. In addition, he was also a winner of several sprint car racing and midget car racing.
As of October 2021, he remained the only driver in motorsport history to win the Daytona 500, the Formula 1 World Championship, and the Indianapolis 500. In addition, he is among the only three drivers who have won major racing competitions on pave ovals, dirt tracks, and road courses in a single season. He also won 109 major circuit races.
His name has become synonymous with car speed in American popular culture.
Mario Andretti Rank
Famous quotes by Mario Andretti
Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.Mario Andretti
Desire is the key to motivation, but it's the determination and commitment to unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.Mario Andretti
Do it no matter what. If you believe in it, it is something very honorable. If somebody around you or your family does not understand it, then that's their problem. But if you do have a passion, an honest passion, just do it.Mario Andretti
I lived the true American dream, because I was able to pursue what I set as my goals at a very young age.Mario Andretti
What I learned is that in business you must make decisions based on facts, not react with your heart.Mario Andretti
You're safer in the race car than you are in cars going to and from the track.Mario Andretti
F.A.Q. about Mario Andretti
When is his birthday?
Mario Andretti's birthday is on February 28, 1940.
In how many days is his birthday?
Mario's birthday is in 83 days
How old is he?
He is 81 years old.
Where is Mario from?
He was born in Montona d'Istria, Italy.
Mario Andretti's Popularity
Mario Andretti is a famous Italian-American race car driver, who was born on February 28, 1940. As a person born on this date, Mario Andretti is listed in our database as the 40th most popular celebrity for the day (February 28) and the 69th most popular for the year (1940).
People born on February 28 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Mario Andretti is the 1323rd most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Mario Andretti's birthday, Mario Andretti is the 11th most famous Italian-American.
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